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Monday, October 17, 2011

Bizarre In the News - Phantom Glass Slinger Caught On Camera

via Shurland Hotel Ghost Blog, Phantoms and Monsters, Kent Online.

"Strange occurrences have been reported over the years by staff, customers and guests staying at the Shurland Hotel.

Now, one of the spooky incidents at the Eastchurch venue has finally been caught on film.
Staff got a fright when a full pint glass flew off one of the tables and smashed on the floor as they sat talking about the issue of suicide.
Desperate to prove it wasn’t a prank, they begged owner Steven Haynes to check the bar’s CCTV.
The recording of the event, which happened at 10.36am on Friday , can now be viewed on YouTube.
Mr Haynes, who took over the hotel in March 2009, said: “It is 100 per cent genuine."
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Bizarre In The News - Russian and US Scientists Gather To Hunt Down Yeti

from guardian.co.uk
SCIENTISTS from several countries, including Russia and the US, will gather in the Kemerova region of Siberia to hunt down the Yeti, after alleged sightings of the legendary creatures increased threefold in the area over the past 20 years.
Scientists from Russia, the US, Canada, Sweden, Estonia, Mongolia and China were invited to evaluate evidence of the creatures - the existence of which has never been proven - at a conference later this week, according to Russian radio station the Voice of Russia.
Alleged sightings of Yetis in Kemerovo and the neighboring Altai region, about 3200 kilometers east of Moscow, are up three times compared to 20 years ago, with scientists estimating that there is a current population of at least several dozen in the area.
Other evidence of the existence of the creatures - such as basic twig huts, twisted branches and footprints of up to 35 centimeters - also has been found in the area.
A group of scientists from the conference will be sent out to search the region's mountains to examine the evidence and try spot a Yeti.
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